Unimat 3 Motor

Emco Unimat 3 Lathe

Repairing a failed Unimat 3 Motor. The weakness with the original Unimat 3 was the motor. It was designed to have a continuous rating of just 8 to 10 minutes and would get very very hot – too hot to touch if not careful. The motor on my Unimat 3 packed up after 33 years … Read more

Unimat 3 Circular Saw

unimat 3 converted to circular saw

A review of the Unimat 3 Circular Saw. The Emco Unimat 3 had a great circular saw attachment. The real benefit of this was the precision with which you can strip and machine wood for model making purposes. The only downside is the Unimat 3 motor is a tad underpowered for this type of work … Read more

Emco Unimat 3

Emco Unimat 3 Lathe

I’ve been using this Emco Unimat 3 lathe for the past 3 decades (and counting…) and thought it was about time I reviewed it. I learnt to turn on this lathe and all those years on it is still in use on a very regular basis to machine very small parts. It originally had a … Read more